Raghav Govindarajan, MD, Neurology, Columbia, MO, University of Missouri Health Care

RaghavGovindarajanMDFAAN, FCPP, FISQua, FACSc, MAcadMEd,FASA

NeurologyColumbia, MO

Movement Disorder, Neuromuscular Medicine, Neurophysiology

Assistant Professor of Neurology

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Skills & Expertise

  • Clinical neurophysiology, Electromyography, General neurology, Neuromuscular medicine, Botulinum toxin injections, DBS, Musculoskeletal ultrasound, Muscle biopsy, Skin biopsy, Nerve block, Genetic counseling, Clinical research, Clincial trials, Healthcare outcomes research, Laboratory research, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Education & Training

  • Washington University
    Washington UniversityFellowship
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation - FloridaResidency
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation - Florida
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation - FloridaInternship
  • Bangalore Medical College
    Bangalore Medical CollegeMedicalSchool

Certifications & Licensure

  • MO State Medical License
    MO State Medical License 2013 - 2021
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Neurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Neuromuscular Medicine
  • National Board of Physicians and Surgeons Neurology
  • National Board of Physicians and Surgeons Neuromuscular Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Elected Member American Osler Society, 2017
  • Fellow American Society of Angiology, 2017
  • American Medical Association Mentorship award, 2017
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Guidelines for ethical behavior relating to clinical practice issues in neuromuscular & electrodiagnostic medicine  
    Abel NA, De Sousa EA, Govindarajan R, Mayer MP, Simpson DA, Muscle Nerve, 1/15/2015
  • Selective response to rituximab in a young child with MuSK  
    Govindarajan R, Iyadurai SJ, Connolly A, Zaidman C, Neuromuscul Disord, 1/1/2015
  • What is the true spectrum of NMO?  
    Govindarajan R, Salgado E, JAMA Neurol, 1/1/2013
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • ‘Rest or Go West’- The Forgotten Legacy of Silas Weir Mitchell
    Govindarajan R, American Academy of Neurology 66th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, 1/1/2014
  • Spectrum of Neurological Disorders Among 19th Century and Early to Mid-20th Century United States Presidents
    Govindarajan R, American Academy of Neurology 66th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, 1/1/2014
  • Teaching humanistic bedside skills using history of neurology narrative
    Govindarajan R, American Academy of Neurology 65th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, 1/1/2013
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  • Updates on Kennedy’s disease 
  • Teleneurology curriculum updates 
  • The post SGR apocalypse- are we ready 
    Columbia, MO - 1/1/2016
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Authored Content

  • A Good History Returns a Sweetheart to His LoveAugust 2017

Press Mentions

  • COVID-19: Neurology Instructors Rethink Medical Clerkship Training as Clinical Rotations Are on PauseApril 16, 2020
  • Virtual Doc Visits Suffice for Many with Neurological DisordersDecember 10, 2019
  • Telemedicine May Be as Effective as in-Person Visit for People with Many Neurologic DisordersDecember 04, 2019
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Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Kannada, Tamil, Urdu, Hindi

Hospital Affiliations